Roth Fioretti Receives National Attention After Filing Copyright Infringement Suit.
Roth Fioretti filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Chicago icon, Chance the Rapper. The suit alleges that Chance the Rapper infringed Roth Fioretti’s client’s copyright in the song “Bridge Through Time.” “Bridge Through Time” is the subject of a copyright registered in 1979, and was written by award winning jazz composer Abdul Wali Muhammad. The lawsuit garnered national headlines.
The Chicago Tribune and the Sun Times both published articles providing commentary on the suit. The article below published by The Chicago Tribune provides a audio comparison of the song with the registered copyright, “Bridge Through Time,” and the Chance the Rapper song “Windows,” of which includes the alleged infringement.